MISSOURI BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION
On October 12, 2018, Governor Michael L. Parson signed Executive Order 18-07 creating the Missouri Bicentennial Commission. The purpose of the Commission is to “aid the State Historical Society of Missouri in its charge to plan for and implement the commemoration of the Missouri bicentennial and to further state efforts to honor the State of Missouri and its rich history and heritage on the occasion of its bicentennial.” You may read the full text of Executive Order 18-07 here.
Retired Missouri Senator Ronald F. Richard of Joplin and Mayor Carrie Tergin of Jefferson City co-chair the Missouri Bicentennial Commission.
Ronald F. Richard – Commission Co-Chair
President Pro Tempore of the Missouri Senate (retired)
Carrie Tergin – Commission Co-Chair
Mayor, City of Jefferson
Missouri Lieutenant Governor
John R. Ashcroft
Missouri Secretary of State
President Pro Tempore of the Missouri Senate
Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives
Sara Parker Pauley
Director, Missouri Department of Conservation
Carol S. Comer
Director, Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Director, Missouri Department of Agriculture
Director, Missouri Division of Tourism
Gary R. Kremer
Executive Director, The State Historical Society of Missouri
President, Missouri Historical Society
Executive Director, Missouri Humanities Council
Chair, Missouri State Capitol Commission
Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.
United States District Judge, Eastern District of Missouri
Mary R. Russell
Judge, Supreme Court of Missouri
June 3, 2019 - 12:00 p.m.
Notice is hereby given that the Missouri Bicentennial Commission will conduct a meeting at 1:00 pm on Monday, June 10, 2019, at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, 100 Jefferson Street, in Jefferson City, Missouri. The meeting may also be accessed by telephone at 1.866.305.2467 with passcode 147268.
The tentative agenda for this meeting includes:
1) Updates from organizations and government agencies on Bicentennial-related projects, programs, and events
2) Ideas and necessary preparations for an event on August 10, 2021
3) Possible “legacy” project for the Missouri Bicentennial Commission
4) Funding needs
5) Official merchandise
6) Future meetings